2. Professional Status & Activities

Fellowships and Chartered Status (BPS):

I became both a Chartered Occupational Psychologist (CPsychol) and a Fellow of the British Psychological Society (FBPsS) in 1985. In 2006, I became a Chartered Health Psychologist. In 1988, I was made a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health (FRSH) and then, in 2007 I was made a Fellow of its successor body the Royal Society for Public Health (FRSPH). In 1994, I became a Fellow of the Royal Society for Arts, Commerce and Manufactures (FRSA). I was elected an Academician of the Academy of Learned Societies in the Social Sciences in 2001 (AcSS).

Honours & Awards:

I have received several honours; the major award being that of a CBE for services to occupational health (in the UK New Year Honours List 2000). In 2003, I was awarded Honorary Fellowships by the Faculty of Occupational Medicine, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (Hon FFOM (Dublin)) and of the Ergonomics Society (Hon FErgS). In 2009, I was made an Honorary Fellow of the latter’s successor body the Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (Hon FIEHF). In 2008, I was presented with an award for a Distinguished Contribution to Occupational Health Psychology jointly by the American Psychological Association, the US National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and the US Society for Occupational Health Psychology.

Invited Lectures:

Worshipful Society of Apothecaries of London (1995) The Apothecaries Lecture (Society of Occupational Medicine)
Ergonomics Society (1996) The Donald Broadbent lecture
Society for Occupational Medicine (1998) The Thackray lecture
British Occupational Hygiene Society (1999) The Warner lecture
British Psychological Society (2001) The Centenary Lecture: Royal Society London
Faculty of Occupational Medicine, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (2003) The James Smiley lecture
Birmingham Medical Institute (2006) The Gamagee lecture
Birkbeck College, University of London (2011) The Alec Rodger Memorial lecture

New Professional Commitments:

2010 onwards: Member, Steering GroupMental Health Research UK www.mentalhealthresearchuk.org.uk

2010 onwards: Chair, Partnership & Accreditation Committee, British Psychological Society, UK, www.bps.org.uk

2010 onwards: Member, Membership & Standards Board, British Psychological Society, UK www.bps.org.uk

2011 onwards: Member, Advisory Committee, Centre for Applied Psychological Research, School of Psychology, Social Work & Social Policy, University of South Australia  www.unisa.edu.au/psw

2013 onwards: Member, Audit Committee, Academy of Learned Societies in the Social Sciences, UK http://www.acss.org.uk